Past Projects
Project Name Supported Species Location Principal Investigator Institute
Characterizing Priority Pollutants in Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphins (Sousa chinensis) from Eastern Taiwan Strait
Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphin (Chinese White Dolphin) Eastern Taiwan Straits, Taiwan Dr. Peter S. ROSS Raincoast Conservation Foundation
Evaluation on Trace Elements and Application of Trace Elemental Fingerprinting to Monitor Habitat Use in Chinese White Dolphins in Pearl River Estuary
Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphin (Chinese White Dolphin) Pearl River Estuary, China Mr. CHEN Jialin Pearl River Estuary Chinese White Dolphin National Nature Reserve
Population Genetic Diversity, Evolutionary Significant Unit (ESU) and Conservation Estimation of Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphins in the Pearl River Estuary
Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphin (Chinese White Dolphin) Pearl River Estuary, China Prof. WU Yuping Sun Yat-Sen University
Population Size, Site Fidelity and Residence Patterns of Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphins in Leizhou Waters
Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphin (Chinese White Dolphin) Leizhou Waters, China Prof. ZHOU Kaiya Nanjing Normal University
Population Survey of Chinese White Dolphin, Sousa chinensis, in Sanniang Bay and the Estuary of Dafengjiang River & Characterization of the Physical Geographical Features of the Habitat
Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphin (Chinese White Dolphin) Sanniang Bay, China Prof. PAN Wenshi Guangxi New Noah Biodiversity Research Center of Peking University
Winter Surveys for Eastern Taiwan Strait Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphins, Sousa chinensis
Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphin (Chinese White Dolphin) Eastern Taiwan Strait, Taiwan Ms YANG Shih Chu FormosaCetus Research and Conservation Group
Diversity, Abundance and Habitat Preferences of Cetaceans in Chaozhou-Shantou Coastal Waters
Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphin (Chinese White Dolphin) Chaozhou, Shantou, China Dr. LIU Wenhua Shantou University
Irrawaddy Dolphins Along the Eastern Gulf Coast of Thailand: Assessment of Population and Conservation Issues
Irrawaddy Dolphin Eastern Gulf Coast, Thailand Dr. Ellen HINES San Francisco State University
Survey and Conservation of the Irrawaddy Dolphin, Orcaella brevirostris, in the Visayas, Philippines
Irrawaddy Dolphin Visayas, Philippines Dr. Ma. Louella DOLAR Tropical Marine Research for Conservation
Towards Sustainable Dolphin-watching Tourism in Bali, Indonesia
Spotted Dolphin and Spinner Dolphin Bali, Indonesia Ms Putu Liza Kusuma MUSTIKA James Cook University
Investigate the Seasonal and Annual Changing Pattern of Distribution and Population Size of Yangtze Finless Porpoise in Its Main Distribution Range by Passive Acoustical Survey
Yangtze Finless Porpoise Yangtze River, China Dr. LI Songhai Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
The Establishment of a National Dugong Conservation Strategy and Action Plan for Indonesia: a Proposed Programme for Indonesian-Dutch Co-operation
Dugong Indonesia Dr. Hans H. DE IONGH Leiden University, The Netherlands
Science and Community-based Conservation of Humpback Whales and other Cetaceans in the Babuyan Islands, Philippines – Phase 2
Humpback Whale Babuyan Islands, Philippines Dr. Jo Marie V. ACEBES Center for Rural Empowerment and the Environment
  1. Acebes, J. M. V., Okabe, H., Kobayashi, N., Nakagun, S., Sakamoto, T., Hirney, B., Higashi, N., & Uchida, S. (2021). Interchange and movements of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) between western North Pacific winter breeding grounds in northern Luzon, Philippines and Okinawa, Japan. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management, 22(1), 39-53.    
Investigation of the Population Status and Fisheries Interactions of Coastal and Deep-sea Canyon Cetaceans in Bangladesh, and Incorporation of the Results into a Cetacean Diversity Conservation Plan
Various Cetaceans Sundarbans, Bangladesh Mr. Brian D. SMITH Wildlife Conservation Society
Workshop on Establishing Protected Areas for Asian Freshwater Cetaceans, East Kalimantan, Indonesia, May 09
Asian Freshwater Cetaceans East Kalimantan, Indonesia Dr. Danielle KREB Yayasan Konservasi RASI
Cetacean and Sea Bird Survey off South-West Sri Lanka
Cetacean and Seabird South-West Sri Lanka Ms Anouk D. ILANGAKOON Bird & Wildlife Team (Pvt) Ltd.
Symposium on Cetacean Research and Conservation across Taiwan Strait
Cetacean China Dr. WANG Ding Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Raising Awareness on the Conservation of Marine Mammals in East Kalimantan, Indonesia
Marine Mammals East Kalimantan, Indonesia Dr. Danielle KREB Yayasan Konservasi RASI
Foundational Programming and Materials Development for the China Conservation Education Committee: Campaigning for Biodiversity Preservation through the Giant Panda
Giant Panda Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China Ms FENG Rui Xi Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding
Impacts of Bamboo Shoots Collection on the Growth and Renewal of Giant Pandas' Edible Bamboo Species
Giant Panda Sichuan Province, China Dr. RAN Jianghong Sichuan University
Baseline Survey of Red Panda Distribution, Abundance, and Population Status in the Eastern Himalaya
Red Panda Eastern Himalaya, Nepal Mr. Brian WILLIAMS Earth Island Institute/Red Panda Network
Ecology and Conservation of Takin (Budorcas taxicolor) in Sichuan Province, China
Takin Sichuan Province, China Dr. William MCSHEA Smithsonian Institution
Conservation of Wild Populations of the Chinese Alligator
Chinese Alligator Shanghai, China Dr. John THORBJARNARSON Wildlife Conservation Society
Monitoring the Movement Towards the Recovery of the Philippine Crocodile Crocodylus mindorensis in the Wild
Philippine Crocodile Dunoy Lake and Disulap River, Philippines Mr. Merlijn VAN WEERD Mabuwaya Foundation
Building on a Research and Training Programme to Conserve Endangered Turtles in Vietnam
Indochinese Box Turtle, Jagged-shelled Turtle, and other 2 Cuora spp. Cuc Phuong National Park, Ninh Binh, Vietnam Mr. Timothy MCCORMACK Cleveland Zoological Society
Are China's Turtle Farms Magnifying the Asian Turtle Crisis?
Freshwater Turtle South China Prof. XU Hong-fa TRAFFIC East Asia
Population Ecology and Conservation of the Komodo Dragon Varanus komodoensis
Kodomo Dragon Komodo National Park, Indonesia Dr. Claudio CIOFI University of Florence
Research on the Trade, Distribution, Habitat Requirements, Population Status and Conservation of the Critical Endangered Snake, Mangshan Pitviper (Zhaoermia mangshanensis) in Nanling Mt., Guangdong Province, South China
Mangshan Pitviper Nanling Mt., Guangdong, China Dr. GONG Shiping Guangdong Entomological Institute
Amphibian Conservation in Vietnam
Frog Vietnam Dr. Jodi ROWLEY Australian Museum
Exploitation History and Current Status of Mariculture and Restocking of the Hong Kong Grouper (Epinephelus akaara) Throughout Its Geographic Distribution Region – Towards Sustainable Fisheries, Management and Conservation
Hong Kong Grouper Hong Kong, China Dr. LIU Min The University of Hong Kong
Whale Shark Survey, Conservation and Public Awareness in China
Whale Shark Various coastal cities in China Dr. WANG Yamin Shandong University at Weihai
Enriching and Utilizing Our Knowledge of Local Seahorse Populations to Scale Up Community-based Initiatives for Seahorse Conservation on Danajon Double Barrier Reef
Tiger Tail Seahorse, Hedgehog Seahorse, Estuary SeahorseSeahorse Danajon Bank, Philippines Dr. Amanda C.J. VINCENT Project Seahorse Foundation for Marine Conservation
Action for the Critically Endangered Chinese Crested-tern
Chinese Crested-tern Fujian Province and Zhejiang Province, China Mr. Simba Y. CHAN Birdlife Asia
Saving the Haring Ibon 2008-09: Research and Education Campaign on the Endangered Philippine Eagle within the Southern Sierra Madre Protected Landscape, Luzon, Philippines
Philippine Eagle Luzon, Philippines Mr. Jayson C. IBANEZ Philippine Eagle Foundation
China Coastal Waterbird Census
Waterbird various coastal cities in China Dr. CHEUNG Ho Fai Hong Kong Bird Watching Society
Conservation Education and Training Programme of Horseshoe Crabs at Beihai
Horseshoe Crab Beihai, China Dr. LI Qiongzhen Guangxi Institute of Oceanology
Conservation of Horseshoe Crabs in Hong Kong: Artificial Breeding and Public Awareness
Horseshoe Crab Hong Kong, China Dr. Paul SHIN City University of Hong Kong
Patrolling Programme to Stop Poaching and Illegal Collection at Wanglang Nature Reserve
Endangered Flora and Fauna Species Wanglang, Sichuan, China Mr. CHEN Youping Wanglang National Nature Reserve
Capacity Building Programme for Wildlife Rescue in Shaanxi Province
- Shaanxi Province, China Dr. JIN Xuelin Shaanxi Wildlife Rescue, Breeding and Research Center